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Advising and Career Day, March 27, 2020
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9:30-10:20  Spark Workshops for first year students. Click here for room numbers.
4:00-  5:30  Global to Local: Networking at Beloit College, Powerhouse.

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ThemeTitleTypeAudienceFacilitators
10:30-11:20Biology Faculty Offices - 3rd Floor Science CenterBiology, BiochemistryHoning college and professional skills,
Study and work abroad,
Internships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers,
Planning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Meet with Biology Faculty!
Questions about courses? Do you want to declare a biology major? Do you need to complete the LAP form to graduate? Biology faculty have reserved this time for drop-in appointments. Please come by to get your questions answered!
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Biology faculty
10:30-11:20Bunge StudioTheatre and DanceHoning college and professional skills,
Internships and research,
Jobs and careers
Righteous Resources
Stacey Jaeger and Sammy Schachter will be sharing information about how to stay up to date with whatís going on in theatre. They will talk about the stuff you need to read, the training you need to get, and the people you need to pay attention to. Donít miss these righteous resources!
PresentationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Stacey Jaeger and Sammy Schachter
10:30-11:20Innovation Space, Morse Library Library, Learning Enrichment and Disability ServicesHoning college and professional skills Work Smarter, Not Harder Streamline your study time with the techniques you learn at this workshop. During the workshop, you will learn and practice 3 effective study strategies: interleaving, retrieval, and spaced practice. Upping your study game now will help you finish the semester strong! A late breakfast of bagels and cream cheese will be provided, and everyone that attends will leave with a Fruit Roll-Up. WorkshopFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior.Kelly Leahy, Haley Lott, Angi Olesen, Tori Wilson
10:30-11:20Morse Ingersol Room 213Education and Youth StudiesJobs and careersDuring this session, the EDYS department will be hosting representatives from school districts at the State-line area for a job fair. This is a great opportunity for those interested in education related job opportunities such as teaching, school counselors and psychologists, social workers, special education and beyond. Regardless of which year you are current at, students will be able to ask questions, learn more about the job market in the broad field of education, and even apply for opportunities if eligible. Please stop by for snacks and come willing to explore this job market! Workshop
(includes alum/friend of the College)
Alumni,
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.
Jingjing Lou, David Segura, Bill New
10:30-11:20SC 101Business & Entrepreneurship ChannelHoning college and professional skillsA representative from Northwestern Mutual will be sharing the Culture Index survey, a tool that Northwestern Mutual and other firms use to identify how their employees think and work. The results of the Culture Index are intended to raise self-awareness and determine best strategies for how you approach your work - whether it’s time management, collaborating with others, etc. PresentationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior.Laura Grube and Brian Morello
10:30-11:20SC 245PsychologyPlanning your curriculum Introduction to the Psychology Major and Course Offerings
Join Kristin Bonnie, chair of Psychology, for an informational discussion about the major and 2020-21 course offerings.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Prospective Majors/Minors.PSYC faculty
10:30-11:20SC 340: Biology Computer LabBiology, BiochemistryHoning college and professional skills,
Planning your curriculum
Start or update your Biology or Biochemistry major advising map (https://chem.beloit.edu/majors/). ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Biology faculty
11:30-12:50703 Park AveArt HistoryInternships and research,
Planning your curriculum
Art History Majors/Minors Lunch Join your classmates for lunch and learn about departmental changes. ConversationJunior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Joy Beckman, Christa Story
11:30-12:50Bunge StudioTheatre and DanceGetting to know one another,
Finding balance and health
LUNCH! Join us for an awesome taco bar while mingling with staff, faculty and other students!ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Marina Bergenstock and Shelbi Wilkin
11:30-12:50Morse Ingersoll Fireplace LoungeHistoryStudy and work abroad,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers,
Planning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Homemade Soup Lunch: Come enjoy soup (vegetarian option available) and salad with History faculty and your fellow students. Declare your History Major or Minor! Hear about next yearís classes and opportunities open to History majors. All are welcome.ConversationProspective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Ellen Joyce
11:30-12:50SC 101Economics, Business & Entrepreneurship ChannelPlanning your curriculumCome by at 12 or 12:30 PM to enjoy lunch before our Economics Department presentation on our four majors and other opportunities within the department and outside the department (for example, the Business and Entrepreneurship Channel)PresentationFirst year, Second Year, Prospective Majors/Minors.Bob Elder, Diep Phan, Jermaine Moulton, Laura Grube
11:30-12:50SC 116All, Channels, Mathematics, Computer ScienceJobs and careers,
Planning your curriculum
Data Science Opportunities What is Data Science? Come and learn about this new field and related courses at Beloit College. Also ask questions about computer science and mathematics courses. Pizza will be served!ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Eyad Haj Said, Ranjan Roy, Darrah Chavey
11:30-12:50SC 249Health and Society, Health and Healing ChannelHoning college and professional skills,
Study and work abroad,
Internships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers,
Planning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another,
Finding balance and health
Peer Mentoring and Advising with Senior HEAL Minors and Majors: Come share lunch and learn from other students about their experience navigating the HEAL curriculum in light of interests, internships, and career plans. Lunch will be provided.ConversationStudents interested in Health and Healing Channel,
Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.
Suzanne Cox, Ron Watson
11:30-12:50SC 349Biology, BiochemistryHoning college and professional skills,
Study and work abroad,
Internships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers,
Planning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Join Biology for lunch!
Join biology faculty and students for conversation about Biology and Biochemistry majors, courses, summer opportunities, and more. This is the time and place to get your questions answered!
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Biology faculty
11:30-12:50SC 444Geology, Environmental Studies, Sustainability ChannelInternships and research,
Planning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Pizza and Peer Advising in Geology and Environmental Science: Come learn about Geology and Environmental Science courses that will be offered in Fall 2020. Senior geology and environmental science majors will give advice on off campus opportunities, and pizza will be eaten by all! Get some Geo $w@g!ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Jay Zambito, Jim Rougvie, Sue Swanson
11:30-12:50WAC North LoungeModern Languages and LiteraturesHoning college and professional skills,
Study and work abroad,
Jobs and careers
Pizza lunch and Alumni Panel: Foreign Languages and CareersPanel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Donna Oliver
11:30-12:50Wright CourtyardEnglishJobs and careers,
Getting to know one another
Lunch to meet faculty and hear two alum panelistsPanel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Dept of English
1:00-1:50Biology computer lab (SC340)Biology, BiochemistryPlanning your curriculumSign-up for Biometrics!
Do you plan to take Biometrics in the fall? Stop in to complete a form to request permission to take the course and talk to Yaffa Grossman.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors.Yaffa Grossman
1:00-1:50Bunge StudioTheatre and DanceHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers,
Getting to know one another
Tech Olympics
Think you are an expert at tying knots? Think you can do a quick change better than anyone? This is a chance for you to prove it. Come join us while we teach you how to do technical theatre skills and put your learning to the test by having you work with a team to complete an obstacle course of crazy technical feats for the stage. Join a team and compete or just hang out and cheer your friends on!
WorkshopFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Alicia Bailey and Shelbi Wilkin
1:00-1:50Cafe Bio (SC 341)Biology, BiochemistryGetting to know one anotherBiology Senior Bake Off!
Senior biology majors, minors, or those that feel a strong tie to biology, bring your best homemade dessert to compete for wonderful prizes! Everyone else come to taste the wonderful goodies and vote for the winners!
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Biology faculty
1:00-1:50Morse Ingersol Room 213Education and Youth StudiesPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Come and learn more about EDYS major or minor. The Education program pairs nicely with many other majors and minors, and provides a huge job market upon graduation including but not limited to teaching. Last semester many of our majors had jobs prior to the beginning of their final semester at Beloit. Learn about how Education and Youth Studies can impact your time at Beloit and make a lasting impact in communities for years to come!" ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Jingjing Lou, David Segura, Bill New
1:00-1:50SC 101EconomicsPlanning your curriculumThe Economics Department will present on our four majors and other opportunities within the department (for example, the Upton Forum, Econ Day, Endowed Internship Awards) and outside the department (for example, the Business and Entrepreneurship Channel)PresentationFirst year, Second Year, Prospective Majors/Minors.Bob Elder, Diep Phan, Jermaine Moulton, Laura Grube
1:00-1:50SC 201Cognitive ScienceInternships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Planning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Get to know Cognitive Science! Come by for some snacks and learn about the major/minor, REUs, graduate school, and (hopefully) get some peer advising from current juniors and seniors about choosing classes and studying abroad. Cookies! Bagels? Who knows!ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Robin Zebrowski
1:00-1:50SC 249Health and Society, Health and Healing ChannelHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers
HEAL Alumni Panel: Come learn from HEAL alumni how they practice our new institutional learning outcomes (ILOs) in their careers.Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
Students interested in Health and Healing Channel,
Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.
Suzanne Cox & Ron Watson
1:00-1:50SC 340: Biology Computer LabBiology, BiochemistryPlanning your curriculumStart or update your Biology or Biochemistry major advising map (https://chem.beloit.edu/majors/).ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Biology faculty
1:00-1:50SC 444Geology, Environmental Studies, Sustainability ChannelGraduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers
What are my Geo options after Geo Beloit? Come and listen to Geo alums talk about their Geo jobs. Ask Geo questions about Geo careers, and get some Geo $w@g!Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Sue Swanson, Jim Rougvie, Jay Zambito
1:00-1:50WAC North LoungeModern Languages and LiteraturesPlanning your curriculumForeign language advising: meet with modern languages faculty to plan your trajectory at Beloit and find ways to make your foreign language competency work for youConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.MLL faculty
1:00-1:50Wright CourtyardEnglishJoint creative writing reading by two alums--Tommy Zurhellen and Virginia Konchan.Presentation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
Everybody,
Current Majors/Minors.
Dept of English
2:00-2:50Bunge StudioTheatre and DanceHoning college and professional skills,
Finding balance and health
On & Ready To Go!
As in life, you canít just hop on the stage and do your thing. You have to take a moment before to center your mind, stretch your body, get the blood flowing, warm-up your voice, and connect with your team. Donít miss this energizing and harmonizing complete mind, body, voice warm-up...and discover how performers center themselves for performance.
WorkshopFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Chris Johnson and Amy Sarno
2:00-2:50Godfrey 103Museum StudiesInternships and research,
Planning your curriculum
Museum Studies MinorsConversationCurrent Majors/Minors.Joy Beckman, Nicolette Meister, Christa Story
2:00-2:50MI Fireplace LoungePhilosophyPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Come get some of Philís special homemade ice cream while we discuss upcoming courses as well as the major and minor. Along the way, weíll answer any and all questions (philosophical and otherwise). The meaning of life may or may not be revealed.ConversationProspective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Matt Tedesco, Phil Shields, Heath Massey
2:00-2:50SC 101Business & Entrepreneurship ChannelJobs and careersJoin the Business and Entrepreneurship Channel for a panel featuring Beloit alumni who are entrepreneurs! Meet Mike Axelrod, founder of a boutique public affairs firm, and Sara Pace, a production artist. Gain insight on how to pursue your business idea.Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Diep Phan and Brian Morello
2:00-2:50SC 116Mathematics, Computer ScienceJobs and careersCareers and Graduate Studies in Mathematics and Computer Science Come and ask questions of recent Math and CS alumni about their experiences in graduate school and the work force.Conversation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Ranjan Roy, Eyad Haj Said
2:00-2:50SC 302Health and Society, Political Science, Health and Healing ChannelGraduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers
Practicing physical therapist and political candidate Brittany Keyes will be on hand to discuss her professional trajectory and political platform, and to answer questions regarding careers in physical therapy and politics. Conversation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Ron Watson
2:00-2:50SC 444GeologyPlanning your curriculumPlanning your capstone (we mean your thesis) in Geology All junior Environmental Geology and Geology majors must attend. Get the ultimate Geo $w@g - a thesis topic.ConversationJunior, Current Majors/Minors.Jim Rougvie, Jay Zambito, Sue Swanson
2:00-2:50SC349Biology, BiochemistryStudy and work abroad,
Internships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers
What is your next step?
Thinking about internships, research opportunities, finding a job, or applying for study abroad? This session is for biology students planning or preparing to take their next step. Students will be grouped by interest at the beginning of the session. Potential topics: searching for an internship, applying to graduate school, writing a personal statement, preparing a job application.
WorkshopFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Biology faculty
3:00-3:50Biology Faculty Offices - 3rd Floor Science CenterBiology, BiochemistryHoning college and professional skills,
Study and work abroad,
Internships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers,
Planning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Meet with Biology Faculty!
Questions about courses? Do you want to declare a biology major? Do you need to complete the LAP form to graduate? Biology faculty have reserved this time for drop-in appointments. Please come by to get your questions answered!
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Biology faculty
3:00-3:50SC 101Business & Entrepreneurship ChannelJobs and careersJoin the Business and Entrepreneurship Channel for a panel on marketing. The panel features Kaz Gunay of Plumrose USA, Todd Hansen of OíMalley Hansen Communications, and Ben Hartzell of VENN Design and Media. Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Diep Phan and Brian Morello
3:00-3:50SC 340: Biology Computer LabBiology, BiochemistryPlanning your curriculumStart or update your Biology or Biochemistry major advising map (https://chem.beloit.edu/majors/).ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Biology faculty